The goal pushes Notre Dame into the National Championship Game against Minnesota-Duluth on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Jake Evans scored his second goal of the game with 5.2 seconds left and Notre Dame beat MI 4-3 on Thursday in the Frozen Four semifinals. Notre Dame then stormed back with three consecutive goals, before MI tied it up with 5:22 remaining.
And for those who only followed the men's NCAA basketball tournament, this from the Frozen Four may sound familiar as well: MI lost.
The Big Ten-champion Irish have five straight wins, but are 9-6-1 in their last 16 games since a 16-game win streak ended January 21.
Minnesota-Duluth beat Ohio State 2-1 in the first semifinal, ending the Buckeyes' season.
MI had three power-play opportunities in the game, including one midway through the third period, but came up empty.
Andrew Oglevie had a goal and an assist, Cal Burke also scored, and Cale Morris stopped 25 shots for the Irish (28-9-2).
A week of clutch performances by Notre Dame student-athletes continued Thursday. It capitalized with the man-advantage once again at the 2:41 mark that cut the lead to 2-1.
A one-timer from Evans tied it at 6:20. Senior forward Dexter Dancs' shot from a sharp angle deflected off a Notre Dame defenseman in front and in the net.